Fender American Special Stratocaster Maple Fingerboard with Gig Bag

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    Product Description

    Fender Adds Another to their Series of Great Sounding, Feature Filled Strats!
    The American Special Series Stratocaster provides everything you could want in an affordable Package. Made in the USA, the American Special is feature filled but well within reach of any player. Featuring an alder body with gloss urethane finish, 9.5 inch-radius maple neck, jumbo frets, Texas Special pickups and vintage-style synchronized tremolo, The American Special series offers the right guitars at the right price.

    Fender American Special Stratocaster Features

    • Alder Body with Gloss Urethane Finish
    • Maple Modern C Shape Neck
    • Maple Fingerboard with 22 Jumbo Frets
    • Texas Special Strat Bridge Mid and Neck Pickups
    • Greasebucket Tone Circuits (Roll Off Highs without Adding Bass)
    • Vintage Style Synchronized Tremolo
    • Chrome Hardware
    • Deluxe Gig Bag Included

    Product Specifications
    Fender American Special Stratocaster Specifications
    • Instrument Type: Stratocaster
    • Model Name: American Special Stratocaster
    • Model Number: 011-5602-(Color #)
    • Series: American Special Series
    • Finish: Gloss Urethane Finish
    • Body: Alder
    • Neck
      • Material: Maple
      • Shape: Modern C Shape
      • Finish: Gloss Urethane Finish
    • Fingerboard: Maple, 9.5 inch Radius (241 mm)
    • Frets: 22 Jumbo Frets
    • Pickups:
      • 1 Texas Special Strat Pickup (Bridge)
      • 1 Texas Special Strat Pickup (Middle)
      • 1 Texas Special Strat Pickup (Neck)
    • Controls:
      • Master Volume,
      • Tone 1: (Neck Pickup), Greasebucket Tone Circuit
      • Tone 2: (Bridge Pickup) Greasebucket Tone Circuit
    • Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade:
      • Position 1. Bridge Pickup
      • Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup
      • Position 3. Middle Pickup
      • Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup
      • Position 5. Neck Pickup
    • Bridge: Vintage Style Synchronized Tremolo
    • Machine Heads: Fender Standard Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
    • Hardware: Chrome
    • Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment/Black/Parchment
    • Scale Length: 25.5 inches (648 mm)
    • Width at Nut: 1.6875 inches (43 mm)
    • Unique Features:
      • Large 70s Style Headstock
      • Greasebucket Tone Circuit
      • 3 Texas Special Pickups
      • Large 70s Style Decal
      • Parchment Pickup Covers and Plastic Parts
      • Black Dot Position Inlays
    • Strings: Fender USA, Nickel Plated Steel,
      • Gauges: (.009, .011, .016, .024w, .032, .042)
    • Included Accessories:¬†Polishing Cloth
    • Included Case: Deluxe Gig Bag
    • Introduced: January 2010

    Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
    Phone:  (800) 856-9801 Warranty:  Instruments: Limited Lifetime; Electronic Products (amps): Transferrable 5 Year Limited; Accessories: 1 Year Limited
    Newton Horne
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    Great guitar
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    What is your opinion of this product?
    Nice to play. Can't beat a fender.
    Kalaab Pickering
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    Excellent guitar for the money
    What is your opinion of this product?
    This is a great guitar. The Texas Special pickups are loud and mouthy with the perfect Strat-like bite. I got mine in surf green and it's beautiful. A great looker and player.
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    Well, it's a Strat
    What is your opinion of this product?
    So here's the thing... there's nothing wrong with this guitar that hasn't always been wrong with Strats. If you're used to having to get the neck adjusted, nut replaced, and coming up with a tuning solution if you dare use the tremolo - then this is a fine example of a Fender Stratocaster. The finish is excellent. The fit is a mess. There are gaps in the neck socket I can fit a .73mm pick into. The nut had to be replaced because it was cut poorly. The neck needed to be adjusted. For good measure I also replaced the pickguard and bridge pickup - because I was going to do those things at some point anyway. This is an American made guitar. It's supposed to be better than this. There's a reason there are so many replacement parts for Stratocasters... you need them.
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